IP/16/4165  07-12-2016 - Investing in Europe's youth: Commission launches European Solidarity Corps 
European Commission - European Commission - Press release Brussels, 7 December 2016 The European Commission is today launching the European Solidarity Corps © European Union 2016 Director: Catherine Vandezande The European Commission is today launching the European Solidarity Corps, just two months after President Juncker announced it and as a first deliverable of...
MEMO/16/4168  07-12-2016 - Questions and Answers on the European Solidarity Corps 
European Commission - European Commission - Fact Sheet Brussels, 7 December 2016 The European Commission is today launching the European Solidarity Corps See IP/16/4165 and MEMO/16/4166   What is the idea behind the European Solidarity Corps? The European Union is built on solidarity: solidarity between its citizens, solidarity across borders between its Member States, and...
MEMO/16/4166  07-12-2016 - Investing in Europe's Youth: Questions and Answers 
European Commission - European Commission - Fact Sheet Brussels, 7 December 2016 Today the European Commission presented a new initiative for Europe's youth, with the set-up of the new European Solidarity Corps at its core. What is the initiative "Investing in Europe's Youth" about? Today the Commission has presented several key actions to...
IP/16/4252  05-12-2016 - Commission launches European Solidarity Corps 
European Commission - European - Press release Commission Brussels, 5 December 2016 "There are many young, socially minded people in Europe willing to make a meaningful contribution to society and help show solidarity. We can create opportunities for them to do so." - European Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker, 14 September 2016 On 7...
IP/16/3900  22-11-2016 - European Commission appoints new Deputy Directors-General to three of its departments 
European Commission - - Press release European Commission Brussels, 22 November 2016 European Commission appoints new Deputy Directors-General to three of its departments Today, the European Commission appointed Ms Kerstin Jorna as a Deputy Director-General in its department for Economic and Financial Affairs (DG ECFIN), Mr Simon Mordue to the position of Deputy...
IP/16/3804  17-11-2016 - €2.06 billion to support the Central African Republic at Brussels conference 
European Commission - European Commission - Press release Brussels, 17 November 2016 Today the international came together to signal their renewed engagement and support to the Central African authorities' comprehensive National Plan for Recovery and Peacebuilding.
IP/16/3743  17-11-2016 - EU budget deal focuses on strengthening the economy and responding to the refugee crisis 
European Commission - European Commission - Press release Brussels, 17 November 2016 On 17 November the EU institutions reached an agreement on the 2017 EU budget. As proposed by the Commission earlier this year, in 2017 the EU will spend more money on making Europe more competitive and more secure.
IP/16/3624  09-11-2016 - European Commission appoints a new Internal Auditor 
European Commission - - Press release European Commission Brussels, 9 November 2016 Today, the European Commission appointed Manfred Kraff as Internal Auditor and Director General of its Internal Audit Service. The date of effect will be determined later. Mr Kraff, a German national, joined the European Commission in 1983.
STATEMENT/16/3576  28-10-2016 - Statement on the Decision of Vice-President Kristalina Georgieva to become Chief Executive Officer of the World Bank and to resign from the European Commission 
European Commission - European Commission - Statement Statement Statement Brussels, 28 October 2016 Vice-President Kristalina Georgieva, responsible for Budget and Human Resources, has informed European Commission President Juncker of her decision to resign from her post as Member of the European Commission in order to take up a new responsibility, as of 2...
IP/16/3343  13-10-2016 - European Court of Auditors signs off the EU accounts for 9th year in a row 
European Commission - Commission - Press release European Brussels, 13 October 2016 The European Court of Auditors gave the EU annual accounts a clean bill of health for the 9th year in a row. The Court found that, in particular in cohesion policy and agriculture, the overall estimated level of error for payments...